Science and philosophy have maintained a fraught relationship over the centuries. Now, in an increasingly technological world, science has become pre-eminent and philosophy’s credibility and perceived relevance has suffered as a result. Indeed, renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has gone so far as to declare philosophy ‘dead’. It is certainly true that the two disciplines … Continue reading PHILOSOPHY vs. SCIENCE


Why I Study Physics

We’re now past the halfway point of Term 1 and fully immersed back into the chaos of student life. It is always at around this point in the year (when it’s colder and darker and the early morning lectures start to take their toll) that I find it all too easy to lose sight of … Continue reading Why I Study Physics